México20 - twenty young Mexican writers under the age offorty. Broken families, a manin a birdcage, a lone swimmer-these stories betray a quest for the self when the feeling of loss pervades


México20. New Voices, Old Traditions, Forewords by DBC Pierre and Cristina Riverza Garza eds., Pushkin Press, 2015.

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To celebrate the Year of Mexico in the UK and the Year of the UK inMexico in 2015, Hay Festival, the British Council and Conacultahave joined forces to bring twenty young Mexican writers under the age offorty, paired with twenty British translators, to an international readership. Broken families, a manin a birdcage, a lone swimmer-these stories betray a quest for the self when the feeling of loss pervades. Pushkin Press is proud to present these vibrantand moving narratives from modern Mexico. Adding to the already vastliterary tradition of their country with brave new styles, the writerscapture an era of shifting boundaries and growing violence, where Mexico'srapid modernization is often felt to be at the cost of its artistic heritage.

Authors:
Nadia Villafuerte
Carlos Velázquez
Ximena Sánchez Echenique
Daniel Saldaña
Eduardo Ruiz Sosa
Antonio Ramos Revillas
Eduardo Rabasa
Antonio Ortuño
Eduardo Montagner Anguiano
Emiliano Monge
Fernanda Melchor
Valeria Luiselli
Brenda Lozano
Luis Felipe Lomelí
Laia Jufresa
Pergentino José
Verónica Gerber
Nicolás Cabral
Gerardo Arana
Juan Pablo Anaya

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